County News

September 2, 2014

If you are:
    thinking about joining 4-H,
    new to 4-H
    are confused about 4-H,
    or all of the above, you should definitely check out this updated Project Guide.
 

August 29, 2014

At this workshop we will form rustic textured garden containers utilizing portland cement and perlite.

August 26, 2014

Join Wealth Management and ISU Extension and Outreach for a Free Social Security workshop. We will give you 80 different ways to get the best benefits that fit your needs.

August 12, 2014

ServSafe is a national certification program for all food service employees. This class will be held at the Mahaska County Extension office. Any one that is interested in preparing and serving safe food is welcome to attend. Please click to find out more information on ServSafe.

August 6, 2014

NOW is the time to work on your 4-H record books and county award applications!  Click this link to access all of the forms you'll need.

August 4, 2014

4-H Portable Challenge can be brought to your classroom or program!  It provides youth with opportunities to solve problems and gain important life skills.  The Ricochet program is an extreme leadership adventure!  It is open to youth in middle school and will begin in Mahaska County this fall.  Click the link above to learn more about both programs!

August 1, 2014

2014 Farm Bill Measure Strengthens and Expands Insurance Coverage Options for Farm Operations.  Click this link for full details.

July 29, 2014

Eat Smart, Live Strong is designed to improve fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity.

4hOnline
June 30, 2014

Are you trying to figure out how to re-enroll or enroll in 4-H using 4hOnline?
Are you looking for your projects page in your 4hOnline account?
Are you a leader looking for help with Leader Login and Reports in 4hOnline?
Are you a 4-H Family looking for help with logging in for Animal ID?
            Check this out!

June 27, 2014

THANK YOU to all who donated to the 4-H & FFA Youth Shows Fund for this year's Southern Iowa Fair.  Through your generous donations, we are able to cover the cost of 4-H & FFA Fair Judges, Premiums for members, ribbons, and trophies and awards members receive during the Southern Iowa Fair.  Please click the link above to find a full list of 2014 Southern Iowa Fair 4-H & FFA Youth Shows Sponsors.

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June 2, 2014

FIRST Lego League (FLL) is for any youth in 4th-6th grade.  The OskyBots Team 4222 meets at the former Curves location in the Penn Central Mall.  They meet to gain teamwork, communication, and leadership skills and knowledge in engineering, computers, and Lego Mindstorms Robotics.  The members work with adult and youth volunteer coaches to gain skills needed to build and program their own Lego Robot.  Members do all of the hands-on work and take ownership in their roles.  They learn about gracious professionalism and will compete at regional and/or state events.
We are in need of adult and youth volunteers to assist with FLL.  If you are interested, please let Amy know by calling 641/673-5841 ext. 28 or email vermeera@iastate.edu.  All adult volunteers must complete and pass an Extension background screening.

May 22, 2014

Every Tuesday from 9 -11 am, starting June 3, local Master Gardeners will be present for you to stop by and ask your horticulutre questions.

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/life
March 25, 2014

Are you 60 or older? Are you interested in Exergaming?

schwan's cares
October 24, 2013

If you are a current Schwan's customer, or if you'd like to become a Schwan's customer, you can begin helping Mahaska County 4-H!  Our official campaign is over, but we will continue to raise funds through Schwan's for the next year.  Click the link above to learn more!

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November 19, 2012

If you are looking for ways to improve your finances, this FREE online course is for you!

August 27, 2012

If you're interested in being a 4-H Superintendent or Volunteer Leader, check out this page!

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May 2, 2012

How parents handle their divorce affects how well their children will adapt to life with mom and life with dad. This Science of Parenting podcast from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach examines what parents can do to help their children live through divorce.

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May 2, 2012

Are you planning to purchase a home?  Would you like to know more about the home buying process?  If so, you should check out A Place of Your Own.

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May 1, 2012

Website for the National Center for Home Food Preservation

October 27, 2006

Are you a High School Senior or Current College Student looking for a little extra school funding? Are you a group looking for some funding for a project? Then you're in the right place!

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